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Windows 7: Win 7 Startup Error

28 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home premium 32 bit
Win 7 Startup Error

Hi All,

I have a laptop with Windows 7 on it. When i am trying to boot it, I am getting startup error. I ran startup repair couple of time and still it is not loggin.
After last startup repair a different message has came as"SMART Failure is predicted, please back up your data immedately.... etc. Press F1 to continue".
When i am pressing F1 to continue it is giving me two option
1) Start Window Repair.
2) Start Windows Normally.
I tried to execute both options but for both option it goes to same screen which says, insert the installation disk and start the repair.
I have some critical data which i want to backup before anything go wrong. Please help me by suggesting the ways to boot my laptop so that i can take the data back up.
Thanks in advance

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28 Sep 2010   #2

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28 Sep 2010   #3
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If you can boot into Win7, then you can copy your files by simply dragging the active User folders onto an External HD you connnect, a DVD you format for live storage, or send them over your network to another computer.

If you cannot now boot into Win7, copy out your files using the Win7 DVD Repair console or Repair CD: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console
System Repair Disc - Create

After your files are safely retrieved, see if you can repair your HD using the maker's diag/repair full CD Scan: Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage)
Then run Disk Check

Sometimes on a badly impaired HD you'll need to run one of the tests above in order to get the other one to work. And you may need to run both several times to complete the repairs. You should know by then whether the drive is reparable or needs to be replaced immediately. If it is reparable, test it routinely to see if it develops problems again.
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